Posting Latency (OT)

Christopher Faylor
Wed Jun 20 10:59:00 GMT 2001

The GCC 3.0 release is eating bandwidth.

When we lose bandwidth the usual result is that email traffic goes up
both with people speculating about it and with multiple people answering
questions because they don't see anyone else responding.


On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 09:53:08AM -0700, Randall R Schulz wrote:
>It appears to take many hours for my posts to show up on the list. For 
>example, my apology for multiple postings (partly induced by the long 
>latency), sent before I went to bed last night, hasn't yet showed up this 
>If anyone else is having this problem, could they reply _to me personally_, 
>please (< >)?
>If anyone _knows_ why it is happening, could the please post a brief 
>I've had problems in the past with ORBs (and / or friends) blocking me, but 
>in those cases I got one of those rude bounce messages. Nothing like that 
>is happening now, and my ISP supposedly changed its mailer configuration to 
>prevent open relaying.
>Sorry for the "noise" posting.
>Randall Schulz
>Mountain View, CA USA 

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